Millerton summer camp draws 32 young campers

MILLERTON — The Village of Millerton’s summer camp will begin on Monday, July 1, continuing until Aug. 9.

Since the beginning of the month, 32 kids have signed up for the six-week program. The camp will have many different activities.

Every week, the summer camp will take trips to Lake Taghkanic and Spins Bowling. They will also take the kids on several local trips, including the Music Cellar to create music and ride bikes, the Moviehouse to see Despicable Me 4, and two library trips. However, the fun does not end there. Kids will have the opportunity to go to two water parks, Zoome Flume and Quassy Amusement Park.

With recent sign-ups, Sebastian Bauer, the camp director, is excited to see even more kids register until camp begins.

Sebastian said, “Since moving here I started working with several of the local schools running onsite programming. In regards to the games at camp my focus is to bring the same activities that help with communication, anti-bullying and team ship.”

Despite one of Amenia’s summer camps being canceled, so far, only one kid outside of Millerton has signed up; the rest are residents. In addition, they have taken in one camp counselor from Amenia to work at the Millerton summer camp.

Sign-ups are still open, yet there is a $10 late fee now. For more information, Sebastian Bauer can be reached at

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